In the times without a closet or a bag, people stored and organized items with wrapping
clothes. It was Korean etiquette to wrap items with clothes to give or send away.
The wrapping cloth is traditional cultural piece. When it folds, it seems small and valueless, but when it
unfolds, it covers and wraps all things from very precious valuables to daily necessaries and minds.
 
  It was used to cover tea-sets or tables and to store beddings, clothes, gifts, accessories, and books. It was embroidered, dyed,
patched, single-plied, double-plied, or even oilpaper was attached inner layer of cloth to wrap foods. It was used in every
occasion and women in every household, great or small, made wrapping clothes.
 
Because, large quantity of wrapping clothes was used during wedding ceremony, girls learned
the skills from mothers and grandmothers and prepared for their wedding.
 
The patched clothes especially illustrate the personalities and unique characteristics from the makers.
Different techniques of needlework and distinctive choices of color make every patched clothes irreplaceable.
Since one¡¯s concentration is required to make fine and delicate seams, needlework was apparently used for meditation purpose.
 
Creating a piece of art with combination of small patches was called ¡®tailing of luck¡¯.
Our ancestors¡¯ hope and dream was laid with every tiny stitch in the patchwork.